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    Myanmar envoy summoned to foreign office

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:46pm on October 06, 2018

    The government summoned Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka on Saturday and protested against misrepresentation of Saint Martin’s Island of Bangladesh as a part of Myanmar territory...

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    INDIA’S NRC CAMPAIGN: Govt to wait and see

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2018

    The government would pursue a wait-and-see policy on campaign launched by a section of Indian politicians involving Bangladesh over legalising citizenship of a section of...

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    Malaysia, Bangladesh MoU on entry of workers in offing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on October 02, 2018

    Malaysia is negotiating with several countries to sign a memorandum of understanding on the entry of foreign workers in Malaysia, its Human Resource Minister M...

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    ADB approves new Access to Information Policy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:57am on October 01, 2018

    The Asian Development Bank's board of directors has approved a new 'Access to Information Policy' that aims to maintain ADB's high standards of transparency. The...

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    US for changes in Digital Security Bill in line with constitution

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 01, 2018

    The United States on Sunday stressed the need for bringing about changes in the Digital Security Bill in conformity with the Bangladesh constitution and maintaining...

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    PM reaches London on way back home

    United News of Bangladesh . London | Updated at 12:10am on October 01, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday arrived in London on her way back to Dhaka concluding her weeklong visit to the United States to attend...

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    Dhaka-Moscow military talks Dec 3-5

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:06am on September 30, 2018

    Moscow has proposed to hold the first-ever Russian-Bangladesh Working Group on Military-Technical Cooperation in Dhaka in December 3-5 when general election is likely to be...

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    North Korea for developing people-to-people contact

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on September 30, 2018

    Ambassador of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Pak Song Yop expressed his country’s keen interest to build up people-to-people relationship with Bangladesh....

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    Traffickers continue to trap villagers offering jobs in Europe

    Md Owasin Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:34am on September 30, 2018

    Bangladeshi workers are being allured to migrate to Libya en route to European countries by organized transnational trafficking rackets with false promises....

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    B’desh, UN sign document to address sexual violence against Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    The government of Bangladesh and the United Nations were to jointly address conflict-related sexual violence committed against members of the Rohingya population forcibly displaced from...